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Energy-saving hobbit house in WA’s South West

Nigel Kirkwood, who fondly calls himself a modern-day hobbit, is living in his dream home in WA’s South West.This earth-sheltered house in Quindalup, around 20 kilometres from Busselton, is far from a typical home.There is almost 1,000 tonnes of dirt on top of the house, which helps it maintain a consistent temperature all year around.

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4 Ways to Save Energy You Haven’t Already Heard

And remember to seal air leaks and properly insulate your home, as this will help keep your home comfortable and will save you up to 20 percent on your heating and cooling bills, according to the Alliance to Save Energy. One more thing about those … #savingenergyATHOME

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Duke Energy’s tips for saving energy this summer

The typical American family spends at least $2,200 on home utility bills each year, according to Duke Energy, and a lot of that cost comes from unnecessary power use.

Although few of us would choose to live without comforts such as air conditioning, heating and electric light, most of us leave these things on at times we don’t need them, like when we’re out of the house.

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